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[Official] Mariners @ Astros

Discussion in 'Houston Astros' started by Castor27, Jul 4, 2016.

  1. Buck Turgidson

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    They hit the ball on the screws, 3 at'em balls prevented the big inning.

    Umps just gave the Rangers a massive gift, Boston guy hit a bomb out of Fenway with a man on, directly over the LF pole. Umps call it foul, huddle, finally review it, call it foul anyway.
     
  2. mick fry

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    We have the best fans! :rolleyes:
     
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    One of the reasons that I love baseball is that players shaped like Mariners' first baseman Dae-Ho Lee get a chance to be professional athletes.
     
  4. Amshirvani

    Amshirvani Contributing Member

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    How was that only a single
     
  5. Buck Turgidson

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    He's right, just not in that instance. You can block the plate if you need to be there to field the throw.
     
  6. mick fry

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    That doesn't make sense, so when are you considered blocking the plate without the ball?
     
  7. Field Goal Gary

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    That's funny right there...I don't care who you are.
     
  8. mick fry

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    Exactly the reason the rule is in place, by all rights Martin could have came in full force and brutally took Lance out.
     
  9. Buck Turgidson

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    I misspoke a bit, you have to set up to receive the throw allowing the runner a lane to the plate, if you have to move to block the plate as you're in the process of fielding the throw to make a play, that's theoretically legal. It's a timing thing and a total judgement call on the ump's part.
     
  10. Buck Turgidson

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    He was out by 8 steps, that would be the definition of egregious contact, benches would have emptied, Martin would be ejected and suspended, etc....

    Like I said, you're not supposed to do what Lance did, but it's moot when you're out by as far as Martin was.

    Mariners guys just said the Stros have lost 9 straight 4th of July games.
     
  11. Houstunna

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    Surging... at the plate and on the base paths. No more pick-offs or CS

    Tables will turn
     
  12. Field Goal Gary

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    After the first inning, LMJ has been nails. Let's get him some runs now and get some separation.
     
  13. Buck Turgidson

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    The Surge: Election Year?
     
  14. mick fry

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    Seen this far too many times where the Stros let a pitcher off the hook in the first and then the pitcher becomes Cy Young the rest of the game.
     
  15. mick fry

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    You know things are going bad when Nelson freakin Cruz robs you.
     
  16. Amshirvani

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    Miley's changeup has also gotten much better.
     
  18. codell

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    Why are the flags on the jersey shoulders backwards?????

    :confused:
     
  19. Field Goal Gary

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    That's why it was all the more important to blow him up in the first inning.
     
  20. Buck Turgidson

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    Army Regulation 670-1

    The regulation states that when authorized for application to the proper uniform the American flag patch is to be worn, right or left shoulder, so that “the star field faces forward, or to the flag’s own right. When worn in this manner, the flag is facing to the observer’s right, and gives the effect of the flag flying in the breeze as the wearer moves forward. The appropriate replica for the right shoulder sleeve is identified as the ‘reverse side flag’.”
     

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